June 5, 2018

With a growing chance that Congressional leaders may reduce if not eliminate the traditional "August recess" this year in order to pass a variety of spending bills before the federal government's fiscal year begins on Oct. 1, lawmakers moved on three infrastructure- and transportation-related measures this week....

Airport congestion, and ensuing nationwide delays, are disruptive to travelers and to the American economy. The federal government is capable of awarding grants aimed at bolstering our nation’s airports. But is that the best way to improve airports for most travelers?

Congestion and delays often start at high demand airports...

The city has issued an RFI to test autonomous vehicle technology on a single street that has quickly grown congested with traffic.

Washington, D.C., is preparing for a future with self-driving cars by inviting companies to test their autonomous vehicle technology in the District.

The city partnered with the Southwest Business...

A hearing on aviation safety on Tuesday was dominated by concerns over the possibility of the proliferation of unmanned aircraft systems and the threat those drones pose to commercial and other manned aircraft.

“We agree, something needs to be done to regulate them,” Ali Bahrami, associate administrator for aviation safety a...

The top advocate in Congress for shifting air-traffic control from the Federal Aviation Administration to a non-profit corporation quit the effort Tuesday.

The chairman of the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee, Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Pa., said despite bipartisan support among lawmakers, industry and labor group...

February 2, 2018

Infrastructure is one of the smartest investments we can make in our country. It allows businesses to grow and compete. It keep us safe. It creates millions of jobs—good paying jobs that cannot be outsourced overseas. And, it’s bipartisan.

It’s one of the first things President Trump said he wanted to get done after he was e...

January 31, 2018

The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) on Jan. 29 will begin a series of 10 public hearings on its draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for the proposed bullet train project in Texas.

The first public hearing will be held in Dallas County. Others will be held in locations along the proposed route, which would ext...

January 31, 2018

When big-city mayors met in Washington last week, one of their primary messages regarding infrastructure was that the federal government should send new money directly to cities, rather than through states. The Trump administration seems open to the idea.

“The folks in this room turn dirt faster than anybody in America,” New...

January 26, 2018

If 2017 is remembered as the year of major tax reform, let 2018 be remembered as the year that the nation's infrastructure was finally recognized as a priority for federal investment.

For several weeks, there has been talk that infrastructure could form a cornerstone of the President's new agenda. So, what infrastructure pri...

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  • The Trump administration issued a decision on a high-profile trade case, imposing 30% tariffs on imported crystalline silicon photovoltaic modules and cells. The first 2.5 GW of cell imports of every year are excluded, according to the press release, which offered no details on whether or not some countries...

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